Bookmarks Presents a Conversation with Isabel Allende, with support from the Salem College Center for Women Writers

May 02, 2013
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Campus Events
Hanes Auditorium, Elberson Fine Arts Center

Born in Peru and raised in Chile, Isabel Allende is the author of many bestselling novels including: The House of the Spirits, Eva Luna, Zorro and Daughter of Fortune. She has also written a collection of stories, three memoirs and a trilogy of young adult novels. Her books have been translated into more than 27 languages and have become bestsellers across four continents. In 2004, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and in 2010, she was awarded the National Prize for Literature, Chile's most prestigious literary award. Allende will be on tour for the hardcover release of Maya's Notebook, which will be published in English on April 23. This will be Allende's only appearance in North Carolina.

Allende’s books will be on sale before and after the event, and a book signing will follow her presentation. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the program begins at 7:00 p.m.

Questions for Isabel Allende may be submitted by emailing: Admission by ticket only. To purchase tickets beginning February 4, visit or Brown Paper Tickets online at or call the 24/7 ticket hotline at 1-800-838-3006. Proceeds benefit BOOKMARKS, a Triad-based literary nonprofit organization. All sales are final. Recommended for a mature audience.

Gail Adams